Gráinne Hunt releases her new mini album 'Firing Pin' on October 23rd 2015, with the title track as the second single taken off the album. The first single 'Lilacs ' was released in August 2015and reached no.4 on iTunes and gained airplay on the national airwaves.
Known for lending her vocals to Mark Geary, Nicole Maguire and on occasion Glen Hansard, Grainne is regularly compared to Natalie Merchant, Dolores O'Riordan and Alison Moyet among others.
With songs co-written with James Cramer of Tupelo and produced by Joe Chester, in the Living Room @ The Cauldron, this album is a long awaited release from the singer. Gráinne is joined on the album by James and Joe, along with Graham Hopkins, Lorcán O’Dwyer and Vyvienne Long. The beautiful artwork for the single and album was provided by Gary Reddin Ink.
released October 23, 2015
Grainne Hunt - Acoustic guitar, vocals, backing vocals
Joe Chester- Electric guitar, piano, rhodes, hammond
James Cramer - Acoustic guitar, timples, banjo, bouzouki
Lorcán O'Dwyer - Bass and double bass
Graham Hopkins - Drums and percussion
Vyvienne Long – Cello
Recorded at The Living Room at The Cauldron, Blessington Street, Dublin and live tracks at the Axis Theatre, Ballymun
Produced and mixed by Joe Chester.
Live tracks mixed by Joe Cleere, Underground Studios at the Axis Ballymun
All tracks mastered by Joe Chester
All songs by Gráinne Hunt and James Cramer
except Low Tides and Chances by James Cramer (Published by Crashed Records)
Cover Artwork by Gary Reddin
Sleeve and CD design by Lauren Varien
Thanks to the wonderful musicians who contributed their time, energy and vision to this record.